Are you desirous to share your Beekeeping project, initiative or findings with the world?
We are looking for passionate and inspiring individuals who wish to showcase their beekeeping projects initiatives or findings during ApiExpo Africa 2018 scheduled to take place at the Abuja International Conference Centre from the 25th to 29th of September 2018.
The contest is tagged “ApiExpo Africa2018 Contest” #ApiExpoAfrica2018Contest#.
The contest will involve submission of entries in form of Videos and Pictures showcasing unique findings, bordering on beekeeping as well as other related innovative indigenous and community developments in beekeeping.
There shall be two categories for the contest
1. Best ApiExpo Africa 2018 Beekeeping video contest.
2. Best ApiExpo Africa 2018 Beekeeping picture contest.
Criteria for Application
- No age limit, students and young professionals are also qualified to submit entries.
- The information to be submitted for the contest must be your stories and lessons learned in the field of beekeeping and related fields. Also, applicant’s videos and pictures will be shared with the global audience for rating.
How to apply?
For Video contest:
Applicants to submit a link to your short informal video (1-2 minutes) with self-introduction and personal findings/initiative.
Post your video online (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram), include a link in your submission, and attach the video file to your entry (max 10 MB)
For Picture contest:
Submit original picture taken by the contestant (Maximum 4 pictures) per entry.
- A short text about your video/picture (maximum of 200 words), to be submitted in your mail, or in an attached MSWord (or compatible) or .txt format (no PDFs)
- A photo showing your project/initiative, or yourself “in action”. Submit the photo in .jpg format as attachment to your email
- Clearly state your name, age and country
- Your applications can be in English, French or Arabic
You can submit your links to the video and photos by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and copy/cc email@example.com.
Please put “ApiExpoAfrica2018Contest entry’ in the subject line.
All entries will be posted on www.apiexpoafrica2018.org
First-level selection will be based on the number of retweets, comments, post views and “likes” that your entry attracts.
Final selection will be based on the quality of the entry and made to reflect the diversity of speakers (gender, topic, language, and region).
Specifically, we will look for:
- Impact or potential impact of the entry
- Entry that adopt cross-sectoral approach
- Entry that bridges the gap between economic and environmental need of people in term of Sustainable Development
- Projects that bring together people of diverse backgrounds
- Engaging stories
- Indigenous Beekeeping Knowledge
This is an excellent way to showcase your initiative to the world and promote your work and vision!
Winners are to receive the following prizes
- 1st Prize – $1000, a plaque and the winning video or picture showcased on the grand finale /closing ceremony of ApiExpo Africa 2018.
- 2nd Prize- $500, a plaque and the winning video or picture showcased on the grand finale /closing ceremony of ApiExpo Africa 2018.
Dates and Timeline
Timeframe for Participation
August 23rd – September 10th 2018 (Midnight WAT):
15th September 2018(Midnight WAT):
Dr Dooshima Kwange
Chairperson, Apiexpo Africa 2018 Organising Committee